Carson B. Bagley

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St. George, UT

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Practice Areas:

  • Homeowner Association/Community Association/Condominium Association
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business
  • Real Property
  • Credit Reporting Disputes


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Carson is one of Jenkins Bagley Sperry's founding members. His legal practice focuses on homeowner association law, real estate, construction defect, business, civil litigation and credit reporting disputes related to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

In addition to other civil litigation matters, Carson has litigated many construction defect cases ranging from single homes to entire communities. In 2016 & 2020, Carson was recognized by his peers as Utah's Top Lawyers Named By Their Peers by Utah Business Magazine.

Carson is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts for Utah and Nevada, and is a member of the Community Association Institute (CAI), board member for the Southern Utah Subchapter of CAI, sub-committee member of the Utah CAI Legislative Action Committee (LAC), and a member of the Utah Community Association Bar Section.

Carson enjoys exploring the world with his daughter, family, and friends, while jeeping, scuba diving, working on the family farm, biking, canyoneering, snowboarding, and adventuring in the outdoors.

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • Vial Fotheringham SG, LLP, Associate Attorney, 2010 to 2017
  • Clarkson Draper & Beckstrom, LLC


  • The S.J. Quinney College of Law at The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • J.D.
  • Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
    • B.S.
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 2008
  • Nevada, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2009


  • Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine, 2016, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Selectee, Five State Region

Classes & Seminars

  • Introduction to Paralegal Studies, Dixie State College, 2008 to 2019
  • National HOA Case law Update & Trends, Southern UT Subchapter of CAI, 2019 to 2020
  • Diasters: Natural & Unnatural-Who is Liable?, Jenkins Bagley Annual Law Forum, 2019
  • Federal Law Limits on Utah Reinvestment Fees, Jenkins Bagley Monthly Luncheons, 2019
  • Governing Documents Training, Property Management Company, 2019

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Family Law Clinic, Pro bono Initiative, Volunteer, 2008 to 2008

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Sigma Alpha

Representative Cases

  • Telegraph Tower, LLC v Century Mortgage, LLC, 2016 Utah App 102
  • Trailside Planned Unit Development Owners Association v Festival Development, LLC, et al, 2012-2017

Professional Associations

  • Southern Utah Bar Association, Member, 2008 to Present
  • Utah Federal Bar, Member, 2008 to Present
  • Utah Legislative Action Committee of CAI, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Nevada State Bar, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Community Association Institute(National)(CAI), Member, 2010 to Present
  • Utah Chapter of Community Associations Institute, Board Member


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